Ian MacKinnon is Founder and CTO of Later.com. Founded in 2014, Later was started at a hackathon and has grown to become the leading marketing platform for Instagram with over 2,000,000 of the worlds top brands and agencies as clients including YouTube, NBC News, the Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, and The Financial Times.
Later believes that social media has become a visual experience and designed its platform help visually plan and schedule media content. At Later, Ian is responsible for leading the engineering team in its software development efforts as well as spearheading its machine learning initiatives.
Prior to founding Later, Ian was involved with several Vancouver technology startups as a founder or early-stage employee. He has also been a coding instructor for a learn-to-code bootcamp and is an active mentor for other local startups. Ian holds a Master’s in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo.
LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imackinn/